PhD in Egyptology

General

Program Description

The Ph.D. graduate has in-depth theoretical knowledge in all principal fields of Egyptology and a detailed overview and an up-to-date understanding of the current state of research and associated problems. On the basis of the upheld Ph.D. dissertation, he/she is able to demonstrate exceptional quality in his/her specific specialization. The scholarly, language and analytical proficiency and skills of the graduate make him/her fully equipped for a professional scholarly and pedagogic pursuit on an international level. The Ph.D. graduate may be employed in many top-rated institutions centered on the study of antiquity, as well as on the level of effective top executives in institutions partaking in cultural, political, economic or trade relations between the Czech Republic and Egypt.

The overall number of applicants in the previous academic year: 1 (previous accreditation)

Number of applicants admitted in the previous academic year: 1 (previous accreditation)

Length of study: 4 years

The language of instruction is English. Egyptology is a fee-paying program.


Description of verification and evaluation criteria

Entrance examination: one-round examination, interview

  1. Discussion of the project of the Ph.D. dissertation: 0–30 points;
  2. Assessment of the Applicant’s previous studies, research and other academic activities and an assessment of the Applicant’s knowledge of secondary literature (based on the list submitted by the Applicant): 0–15 points;
  3. Translation and analysis of a selected Middle Egyptian text: 0–15 points.

Suggested Ph.D. topics must be consulted beforehand with the Chair of the Subject Area Board. Chair of the Subject Area Board (Program Director): Prof. Mgr. Miroslav Bárta, Dr., contact: miroslav.barta@ff.cuni.cz.


The applicant can only be admitted if he/she obtains a minimum of 30 points in the entrance examination and, at the same time, scores enough points to place among the expected number of students admitted to the respective program or branch of study (refer to the Admissions Procedure Specifications applicable to the individual programs and branches of study); admissions will be granted to all applicants who score the same number of points as the applicant who comes last in the ranking of admissions. Please note that different expected numbers of admissions apply to the full-time and combined forms of study. Applicants cannot be admitted without supplying, no later than on the enrolment day, evidence of their prior education (refer to 5.4 hereof).


Conditions for admission

Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by the successful completion of a Master's study program.

Verification method: entrance exam
Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 19.06.2019 until: 21.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam) from: 27.06.2019 until: 27.06.2019
Last updated April 2019

About the School

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